Quantcast
Tag archive for ‘blindness’
By Guest Author On Monday, September 16th, 2019
0 Comments

Why does drinking hurt your eyes?

Alcohol is not the best for your health; that’s nothing new. There are countless articles and studies on the ways that alcohol harms you, but the damage it can do to the eyes is one that isn’t often talked about. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
0 Comments

Home health care owner, Diandra Bankhead pleads guilty to defrauding Georgia Medicaid

Diandra Bankhead, the owner and operator of Elite Homecare (“Elite”), an Atlanta-based home healthcare provider, has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid by submitting thousands of fraudulent claims for services More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 27th, 2016
0 Comments

Eye Tests for School-Aged Children: The Importance of Monitoring Vision Development

Recent studies conducted by the College of Optometrists and Blind Children UK have revealed that a worrying number of children aren’t having their eyes tested, despite recommendations. With a number of potential More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
2 Comments

Florida blind man, Melchisedec Williams, shoots nephew Isaiah Carter who broke into his house

A blind Florida man shot an intruder who broke into his home, who turned out to be his teenage nephew. Police detailed the incident Monday, now clarifying if either or both men would face any charges. Melchisedec More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
0 Comments

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Pfizer celebrate the 15th anniversary of the International Trachoma Initiative and their campaign to eliminate trachoma by 2020

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joined Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), an independent, not-for-profit program dedicated to the elimination More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
1 Comment

William Kuhn, blind Ohio man found dead in South Carolina park by children, was robbed

A man found murdered in a Goose Creek park in South Carolina was robbed, according to family members. William Kuhn The brother of William Kuhn said police told him Kuhn’s wallet and car were gone after the More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
0 Comments

One out of every six people in Karamoja, Uganda has trachoma: health officials

Trachoma Carter Center Video Screen Shot A severe outbreak of trachoma has been reported in Karamoja with at least 50,000 people in dire need of urgent eye surgery to prevent blindness, according to a New Vision More...


Recent Posts

December 4, 2019, Comments Off on

December 4, 2019, Comments Off on

December 4, 2019, Comments Off on

December 4, 2019, Comments Off on

DISPATCH BLOGS

Splash Page logo 300x146 Today in History